Marija Pujo Tadić
President of the Board of Directors of IICA - ESG
Marija was born in Dubrovnik and graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb.
After a multi-year career as a judge, she moved to the Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency in 2009, where she managed the Fund’s organizational and personnel structure, as well as the development of projects in the fields of environmental protection and energy, before opening her own Law Office, which focuses on environmental law cases.
She enrolled in several specialist courses in environmental protection, and in June 2013, as part of Mr. Al Gore’s “The Climate Reality Project”, she was educated and earned the title of Climate Leader – climate change expert.
She is the co-founder and president of the International Institute for Climate Action (IICA), which was founded in 2012. She is a member of several Commissions at the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and participated as an expert in 4 working groups for climate change during the Presidency of the Republic of Croatia in the Council of the EU.
She is an official member of the delegation of the Republic of Croatia at the climate change negotiations in Paris in 2015 – COP21; Katowice (COP24), Madrid (COP25), Glasgow (COP26), and Sharm-el Sheikh (COP27).
She has published several articles in the field of environmental protection, participated in the drafting of the first Climate Law of the Republic of Croatia, and regularly participates as a lecturer or panelist at conferences in the Republic of Croatia and abroad, where she is, among other things, a permanent lecturer at the World Summit in China organized by BiT – China.
She was a member of the Board of Directors of several institutions: the American Chamber of Commerce in Croatia (AmCham), the International Chamber of Commerce in the Republic of Croatia (ICCC), the International Organization for Sustainable Economy (IASE) in London, and a member of the Task Force in charge of climate change and policy disputes (ADR) at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC).
She is a member of the Croatian Diplomatic Club, and in 2022, the Croatian Bar Association recognized her Environmental Law specialization as the first of that kind in the Republic of Croatia.
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